Upstream information

CVE-2007-2830 at MITRE

Description

The ath_beacon_config function in if_ath.c in MadWifi before 0.9.3.1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (system crash) via crafted beacon interval information when scanning for access points, which triggers a divide-by-zero error.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 280860 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

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